JavaScript MAX_VALUE Property: Number Object


The MAX_VALUE property of number object returns the maximum numeric value represented in JavaScript. The property has a value of approximately 1.79E+308. If a Value is larger than MAX_VALUE then it will be treated as "Infinity".


Implemented in JavaScript 1.1




The following web document demonstrates how the MAX_VALUE() property can be used.

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xml:lang="en" lang="en">
<meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1" />
<title>JavaScript Number object - MAX_VALUE property example</title>
<h1 style="color: red">JavaScript Number object : MAX_VALUE property</h1>
<hr />
<script type="text/javascript">
//This is done to make the following JavaScript code compatible to XHTML. <![CDATA[
if(x*y <= Number.MAX_VALUE){
document.write("The number " +x*y + " is not greater than the maximum value.");

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See also:

JavaScript Core objects, methods, properties.

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